HKEx to Automate Delivery of Issuer Data

EXCHANGE WATCH

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Paul Chow unveiled plans last week to automate and speed the process for delivering issuer information.

"The new plan will no longer require issuers to publish announcements in the form of paid advertisements and newspapers, which will reduce continuous listing costs," said Chow, who spoke at an event hosted by The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies. "And issuers must, upon request, provide copies of the documents to shareholders and the gen